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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,062
United States Rank #22,927
Reach 0.0762%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.91 days
410.24 days >
Average installed length: 215.55 days

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Star Defender 4

What is Star Defender 4?

Star Defender 4 is a Flash based video game from Oberon Mdeia and distributed by Iplay using the GameZone console.

About  (from Oberon Media)

Want more missions vs. cruel enemies? Here you go! It`s Star Defender 4, with 8 gigantic new missions, better weapons, uglier aliens and more! Jump right in as the battle heats up with a new war raging in the Galaxy! Pilot your way through more than 100 breathtaking levels filled with black holes to explore, strange sp...  Read more


Star Defender 4 is a software program developed by Oberon Media. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named stardefender4.exe. The setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 33.46 MB (35,081,709 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 19% of users of Star Defender 4 come from Germany, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.iplay.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\eMachines GameZone\Star Defender 4
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\eMachines GameZone\Star Defender 4\Uninstall.exe" "C:\Program Files\eMachines GameZone\Star Defender 4\install.log"
Estimated size: 33.46 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Star Defender 4

Program executable:stardefender4.exe
Name:AWEM Studio Star Defender 4
Star Defender 4
Path:C:\Program Files\emachines gamezone\star defender 4\stardefender4.exe
Additional files:
  • TimeProtect.dll - Oberon Media Time Protection Dll
  • Launch.exe - Oberon Media Game Launcher (Game Launcher)
  • GDFShell.dll - GDFShell installs games to Vista Games Explorer
  • FullRemove.exe - FullRemove
  • bass.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASS
  • Downloader.dll - Downloader
  • GameShell.dll - Game Launcher
  • HookIsolate.dll
  • new_GameShell.dll
  • sqlite3.dll
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0B2D20BC-0344-4EA6-A4D3-1B30F67B5F39}' (runs on registration).
  • Launch.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0349BF30-2FE3-4A08-955C-938E00AB6A43}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Launch.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Asus\Game Park\Chicken Invaders 2\Launch.exe'.

How do I remove Star Defender 4?

You can uninstall Star Defender 4 from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Star Defender 4, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Star Defender 4.

Win 7 (SP1) 81%
Win 8 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 90.95%
Windows 10 7.25%
Windows XP 1.20%
Windows Vista 0.60%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 84.10%
Windows 10 Home 6.41%
Windows 7 Starter 4.54%
Microsoft Windows XP 1.07%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.94%
Windows 7 Home Basic 0.87%

Distribution by countryGeography

18.71% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 18.71%
  United Kingdom 17.98%
  France 12.45%
  Italy 9.25%
  United States 5.26%
  Spain 4.66%
  Netherlands 3.99%
  Belgium 3.13%
  Sweden 2.86%
  Australia 2.33%
  Brazil 1.73%
  Finland 1.66%
  Norway 1.60%
  DK 1.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 99.29%
ASUS 0.71%
Common models
Acer Aspire 5738 9.52%
Packard Bell imedia S3720 4.40%
Acer Aspire 5732Z 4.18%
Acer Aspire 7736 3.68%
Acer Aspire X3812 3.39%
Packard Bell EasyNote TJ6... 3.24%

About (from Oberon Media, Inc.)

Since 2003, we’ve successfully delivered personalized gaming experiences that engage, excite, and entertain millions of dedicated game players worldwide.
Publisher URL: www.oberon-media.com


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